AJ Auxerre News
The Ligue 1 match between Bordeaux and Auxerre has been postponed in order to give the French champions more time to prepare for their Champions League clash against Olympiacos.
Auxerre advanced to the last 32 of the Coupe de France on Monday night thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 win at Amiens. Cedric Hengbart's goal two minutes into the second half proved decisive at the Stade de la Licorne as the Ligue 1 side edged past their third-tier hosts.
Angry Marseille president Pape Diouf felt there were non-sporting reasons behind the decision to go ahead with Saturday night's Ligue 1 clash at Auxerre.
Auxerre defender Gabriel Tamas could yet join Celtic after dropping his wage demands, according to his agent.
Jeremy Berthod will be sidelined for about three months after suffering knee ligament damage in a pre-season match for new side Auxerre.
Olympique Lyon started their quest for a seventh successive Ligue 1 title with an easy home 2-0 win over Auxerre on Sunday. Czech striker Milan Baros opened the scoring on 32 minutes before Karim Benzema doubled the lead.
Liverpool eased to a 2-0 victory over French side Auxerre in a low-key friendly in Switzerland.
Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Bacary Sagna on a long-term contract from French club Auxerre.
Arsenal could complete the signing of Bakary Sagna from Auxerre today, according to reports in France.
Tottenham have announced the signing of France Under-21 defender Younes Kaboul from Auxerre.